Honda Marine, a unit of Japan-based Honda Motor Co. Ltd., is a manufacturer of 4-stroke outboard engines that range from 2 to 250 hp.
The Boat Guy received the Honda Environmental Leadership Award as part of the company’s “Green Dealer” program.
Honda will supply the BF250 as standard power on the SanJuanYachts SJ32 center console, which was unveiled at the show.
NMMA reports the shipments in high-horsepower categories jumped in year-to-date tracking through November.
Honda has appointed Davis Adams as southeast regional communications manager for Honda, Acura and Honda Power Equipment.
Honda Marine has signed an OEM supply agreement with Eastern Boats of Milton, N.H., to be the sole provider of outboard motors for the company’s line of boats including the Seaway line and Rosborough and Pilot models.
Honda Marine said it has two new OEM supply agreements with Ankona Boats and Solid Craft Boats.
Honda Marine said it has a new OEM supply agreement with Crevalle Boats.
Honda Marine has redesigned the BF75, BF90 and BF100 outboards and upgraded them with new features, including a digital multifunction display.
Honda Marine is now offering three outboards with jet propulsion instead of a propeller, the 40 Jet, 65 Jet and 105 Jet. The new motors are designed to give an operator increased flexibility for running in shallow waters, maneuvering around or over obstructions that could limit a prop-driven outboard.
Honda Marine said it is debuting new portable four-stroke outboard engines with its BF4 and BF6 models.
Coach Pontoons is offering dealers 300 days of free floorplan financing through Northpoint Commercial Finance.
Encore Boat Builders LLC is partnering with Honda Marine to provide a finance program for U.S. dealers through Northpoint Commercial Finance.